EY Assurance - Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services - Senior Accountant in Guangdong, China

Title: Assurance - Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services - Senior Accountant

Location: CN-Guangdong-Shenzhen

Job Number: SHE000FW

Our Assurance group is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organizations in the industry. As part of our team, you will provide peace of mind to clients by using your skills and experience to give companies, investors and regulators confidence in the validity of financial statements and business-critical information or processes. Groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines) within Assurance include External Audit, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Financial Accounting Advisory Services and Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services.

Join Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services within Assurance and you will help clients work through complex issues of fraud, regulatory compliance and business disputes. You will be part of a multidisciplinary, culturally aligned team that works with clients and their legal advisors.

You will experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Your key responsibilities

  • Work on client engagement teams that assist in performing fraud investigations, forensic accounting engagements and financial and economic analyses.

  • Collaborate to plan the engagement, direct daily fieldwork, inform managers of the engagement status, and manage staff performance.

  • Prepare analyses and reports that will be delivered to clients and/or external counsel.

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel and legal counsel.

  • Stay informed of business/economic developments and their impact to the client.

  • Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on the progress.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent communication and prioritization skills;

  • Proficient in English, both spoken and written;

  • Result-oriented with an attention to details;

  • Creativeness and ability to think outside-the-box;

  • Willingness to travel;

  • Substantial knowledge of PC-based tools, including spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel) and databases (Microsoft Access).

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Strong academic record including a bachelor’s degree;

  • 2 to 4 financial statement audit peak seasons experience with a Big-4 international public accounting firm;

  • Professional experience in fraud investigation and forensic accounting, and/or professional accountancy certification is preferred.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Holder of CICPA is a definite advantage;

  • ACCA certification desired;

  • Experienced MNC clients in pharmaceutical, FMCG, retail industries;

  • High or top performers in international accounting firms.

What we look for

  • Smart and fraud sense, ability to think outside the box - every engagement is unique, we create a customized approach to find the fraud;

  • Can work under pressure or handle a stressful situation;

  • Self-starter with proactive attitude to work;

  • Very good communication skills, can maintain good relationship with both clients and team